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Job Openings

Wofford College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any legally protected status.

FACULTY CAREER OPPORTUNITIES: May be viewed on the academic department website at http://www.effort.edu/academics/facultysearches/ and by contacting the Office of the Provost at 864-597-4020.

HOUSEKEEPING, GROUNDS, MAINTENANCE EMPLOYMENT: Contact the Physical Plant Office at 864-597-4380. Applications may be obtained from the Physical Plant office located in the Cummings Street Administration Building.

FOOD SERVICE EMPLOYMENT: Contact AVI at 597-4250. Applications may be obtained from AVI in the Burwell Building.  Listed below.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Please follow application procedures in the announcement. Wofford College does not maintain an open resume/application file. Resumes and applications are accepted in response to published vacancy announcements only. Download the application for employment.

Thank you for your interest in employment with Wofford College. We invite you to periodically view this webpage for employment opportunities. Due to the high volume of resumes we receive, selection committees and hiring officials may be unable to send receipt of resume acknowledgements to applicants.

Nothing communicated on this webpage creates or binds the college to any contractual rights under state law. 

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Faculty Openings

For a full description of available faculty openings please visit the Faculty Search page or the individual links below:


Campus Post Office Clerk/Housekeeper

Status:                  Open
Closed:                 When Filled
Department:         Campus Post Office
Reports To:          Manager, Campus Post Office
Work Schedule:   Monday-Friday 7:00am - 4:00pm

This position is a split position, working approximately 40% of the time in the campus post office and the remaining time on the housekeeping crew at the College.

The work environment would consists of periods of time working in the heat, cold or long periods of standing, sitting, exposure to noise, chemicals etc.  This position requires extended periods of standing, stooping, bending and lifting; and also often involves exposure to ink, dust and dirt.  

In the post office, the position is expected to:

  • Ensure that all incoming campus mail and packages are distributed to departments and CPO’s according to Campus Delivery Schedule.
  • Prepare outgoing mail in a timely manner with a minimum of supervision.
  • Work efficiently and treat all students, faculty, and staff with courtesy and respect.


Members of the housekeeping crew are responsible for maintaining: 

  • Classrooms/Labs Break Rooms
  • Restrooms
  • Hallways/Common Areas
  • Building Entrances
  • Elevators

Essential Job Duties:  

  • Distribution and boxing of mail
  • Accepting and scanning packages from various carriers and notifying recipients.
  • Preparing outgoing mail and packages.
  • Conduct window operations efficiently and courteously.
  • Meeting schedule of campus mail delivery.
  • Forwarding of mail.
  • Cleaning men's/women's restrooms, including: emptying trash and cleaning sinks, floors, walls, soap dispensers, trash cans, and stalls
  • Cleaning classroom/lab space, including:cleaning all desk/tables/chairs, blackboards, and door handles, as well as sweeping/mopping/vacuuming floors and cleaning water fountains, door handles and furniture
  • Cleaning elevators, including: cleaning doors, walls and tracks and sweeping/mopping/vacuuming floors
  • Cleaning stairwells and building entrances, including: Cleaning doors, baseboards, handles/railings, and any glass surfaces; removing flyers or other materials from doors; cleaning corners and door frames of cobwebs; sweeping/mopping/vacuuming stairs and entry ways areas.

Additional Job Duties:

  • Interacting with students, faculty and staff
  • Maintaining stamp stock and control of cash
  • Ensuring equipment is operating properly
  • Maintaining adequate supply of trays, labels, and other equipment

Job Knowledge: Basic knowledge of postal rates and regulations.  Basic knowledge of other carriers such as FedEx, UPS and DHL.  Basic computer skills and working knowledge of other office equipment.  Intermediate knowledge of  Wofford College policies and procedures.

Skills:  Intermediate ability to communicate with others in person and by telephone as well as prioritize tasks.  Ability to follow directions and work with minimal supervision and to clean areas thoroughly and efficiently.

Minimum Qualifications:  High school graduation, or equivalent

TO APPLY:  Contact the Physical Plant Office Operations at (864) 597-4380.  Applications can be obtained at the Physical Plant at 640 Cummings Street, Spartanburg, South Carolina  29303.


Systems Analyst

The Office of Information Technology Services at Wofford College invites applications for a Systems Analyst position.  Reporting directly to the Director of Administrative Systems, the System Analyst supports the college’s core system of record and other shared software applications through configuration, access control, integration, and troubleshooting. These integrated applications serve the College’s Business Office, Human Resources, Student Records, and Financial Aid departments. This position requires knowledge and skills to support an array of solutions hosted on-campus and “in the cloud”. Such skills include a knowledge of application management and data integration, SQL/PLSQL development, project management, and workflow modeling.

The System Analyst is a full-time exempt position that works with administrative staff, the college’s contracted database administrator, vendors, contractors, and other ITS team members to ensure that the College’s administrative systems meet or exceed requirements specified in the IT Service Catalog.  Hours of work performance are approximately 40 hours/week.  Depending on activities and system needs, evening and weekend hours may be required at times; otherwise, the normal work schedule is 8:30am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides system support and administrative services for the College, including installation,  configuration, and support of systems required by the Business Office, Human Resources, Financial Aid, Student Records, and Student Affairs departments.
  • Performs other tasks, duties, projects as required and/or as assigned in contributing to the success of the Office of Information Technology Services. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

The Systems Analyst works both independently and at times, in teams, under general supervision in a fast-pace environment and must possess excellent communication (writing, speaking, listening) skills to effectively carry out the key responsibilities of this position.  S/he will have minimally 3 years’ previous experience working as a Programmer or Systems Analyst.  Experience of Oracle SQL, along with the ability to write SQL functions, stored procedures, and packages in PL/SQL is required.  Proficiency working with UNIX and Linux command-line interfaces, and experience developing and troubleshooting UNIX/Linux scripts that perform a variety of maintenance tasks and data integrations (via SFTP and RESTful APIs) are also required.  

Other desirable qualifications include: previous higher education experience, experience working with Ellucian Banner; experience working with virtual servers-particularly in a VMWare cluster; basic understanding of directory stores (LDAP/Active Directory); general knowledge of network protocols, firewall ports, and troubleshooting techniques; project management experience; and knowledge of workflow modeling and process improvement techniques.

This position works with confidential information and will be subject to the Colleges’ confidentiality policies.  Multi-tasking along with prioritizing tasks/workload to meet timely deadlines is expected.  The Office of Information Technology Services is committed to quality customer service.  Attention to detail coupled with willingness to learn new systems, skills and techniques, and strong troubleshooting skills will prove valuable to be successful in this role.

For questions regarding this position, please contact the Director of Administrative Services, Bryan Blackwell (blackwellbs@wofford.edu).

APPLICATION:

Email the following application documents: (1) letter of interest explaining how you meet the qualifications of this position; (2) current resume, and (3) names and contact information (email and telephone numbers) of minimally 3 professional references to SystemsAnalyst@wofford.edu.

ADDITONAL INFORMATION:

Wofford College values diversity within our students, faculty, and staff, and strives to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people.  We encourage applications from all underrepresented groups, including persons with varied backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. Wofford College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any legally protected status.

It is the policy of Wofford College to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you require an accommodation to participate in any part of the hiring process, please contact Human Resources at hr@wofford.edu.

A background check will be conducted for finalist candidates. Employment is contingent upon a completion of a successful background check and establishment of identity and verification of employment eligibility as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.


Adjunct Professor of Physics

The Department of Physics at Wofford College is seeking to hire an adjunct professor to teach one section of General Physics and the associated lab in the fall 2018 semester and the spring 2019 semester.


Required Qualifications: 

General requirements are a Master's Degree or higher in Physics. Teaching experience is preferred. Candidates with industrial experience and a minimum of 18 graduate level hours in Physics or related field are also welcome to apply.

Required Documents: 

  • A letter of interest.
  • Resume or curriculum vitae.
  • A statement of your teaching philosophy.
  • A legible copy of your college transcripts.
  • Two letters of recommendation.

Please email these requested documents to Dr. Mackay Salley (salleygm@wofford.edu)

Salary:
Compensation is rated at $4,500 for the 4-hour course.  


Director of Institutional Research

The Office of Institutional Research at Wofford College invites applications for the Director of Institutional Research position. Reporting directly to the Associate Vice President for Information Services and Chief Information Officer, the Director of Instituional Research serves as the major source of official data, research, and decision support for College administrators. The Director also collaborates with others to support, guide, and implement a data governance process. This process will establish an appropriate framework for balancing the College's needs for information access, decision support, and information security.

The Director of Institutional Research is a full-time exempt position that works independently and in collaboration with others to conduct, manage, and support the accurate and timely collection and dissemination of information across a broad range reporting, research, and decision-support activities. Hours of work performance are approximately 40 hours/week. Depending on activities and system needs, evening and weekend hours may be required at times; otherwise, the normal work schedule is 8:30am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides institutional research and analysis services in support of the college's strategic vision and academic mission.
  • Provides reporting and data management services in support of internal and external reporting and business processes.
  • Performs other tasks, duties, projects as required and/or as assigned in contributing to the success of the Office of Institutional Research.


QUALIFICATIONS:
The Director of Institutional Research works both independently and, at times, in teams. The Director must have:

  • A Bachelor's degree in social science, computer science, statistics, business or a related field with course work in statistics and research methods with at least three years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Proven ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks and changing priorities effectively and efficiently
  • Intermediate statistical application and SQL and programming skills
  • Demonstrated ability, experience, and effectiveness working with relational databases and integrating data from multiple sources
  • Experience summarizing data using descriptive and inferential statistics
  • Strong computer skills, including advanced MS Excel and Word
  • Effective analytical, quantitative, and communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate technical information in verbal, written and graphic form to a variety of audiences
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail and timelines
  • Ability and willingness to reevaluate and improve analytical, reporting, and survey activities
  • Demonstrated ability to be tactful, discreet, diplomatic, and able to deal with confidential information
  • Demonstrated commitment to work within a diverse environment and interact openly with individuals of different backgrounds


Other desirable qualifications include:

  • An advanced degree in social science, computer science, statistics, business or a related field with course work in statistics and research methods
  • At least five years related experience in the use of data or business analysis, with at least two years in an institutional research office
  • Advanced SPSS, SAS, R, or SQL programming skills, particularly in data extraction and report writing
  • Proven ability to produce creative and effective data summaries and visualizations
  • Experience with higher education reporting including IPEDS, guidebooks, and CDS
  • Experience with survey design, administration, and software (Qualtrics preferred);
  • A strong background in statistical analysis, spreadsheet applications, and database management systems
  • Demonstrated experience with student information systems
  • A strong background in survey and social science research
  • Self-motivation to perform a wide range of institutional research and data activities.


This position works with confidential information and will be subject to the Colleges' confidentiality policies. The Director is expected to be action oriented, able to deal with ambiguity and flexible/receptive to change. The Office of Institutional Research is committed to quality customer service. The Director will have functional/technical skills, manage projects and respect diversity. Time management, personal development, and a commitment to sustainability will prove valuable to be successful in this role.

APPLICATION:
Email the following application documents: (1) letter of interest explaining how you meet the qualifications of this position; (2) current resume, and (3) names and contact information (email and telephone numbers) of minimally 3 professional references to DirIR@wofford.edu.

ADDITONAL INFORMATION:
Wofford College values diversity within our students, faculty, and staff, and strives to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people.  We encourage applications from all underrepresented groups, including persons with varied backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. Wofford College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any legally protected status.

It is the policy of Wofford College to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you require an accommodation to participate in any part of the hiring process, please contact Human Resources at hr@wofford.edu.

A background check will be conducted for finalist candidates. Employment is contingent upon a completion of a successful background check and establishment of identity and verification of employment eligibility as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.